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Yokohama Port Festival 2018 A festival celebrating the opening of Yokohama port. The main site of the festival is at Rinko Park in the Minato Mirai 21 area. On the seaborne area, you can test-ride the ships. On land, there will be music concerts and performances on stage. You may also enjoy a collaborative spectacle of fireworks with sounds and laser. Information Area Minato Mirai 21 / Sakuragi-cho June 1st (Fri.) to June 2nd (Sat.)...

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In Japan, there is a traditional custom to appreciate the beauty of the flowers, especially cherry blossoms (sakura) in the spring time. Yokohama is blessed with the scenery of both traditional and modern architecture which blends well with the cherry blossoms. Below are the top 10 popular cherry blossom viewing spots. Most of the spots are free, making them affordable places to enjoy the authentic Japanese beauty. Cherry Blossom...

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February brings some of the most fun holidays to celebrate to the world: Setsubun in Japan, the Lunar New Year in China, Presidents Day, and of course Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate your love for Japan than to learn about traditional Japanese weddings? Tsurugaoka Hachimangu is a shrine complex with a rich history just a few minutes away from the Kamakura Station. Indisputably the most important shrine in the city...

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  May 31, 2014 After a long flight (8 hrs) from Honolulu, we safely arrived at Narita Airport.  It took us about 1.5 hrs to get to Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku where we will be staying for 2 nights. The hotel is conveniently located in a major shopping, dinning, entertainment area, and is about 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku Station.  Although it is close to the station, the area surrounding the hotel is very quiet. Shinjuku...

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If you plan going to Japan in this summer, I highly recommend you to visit Enoshima area. You can take a short ride on  a local train  from Kamakura to get there. In Enoshima, you can enjoy many attractions, such as beaches, shrines, parks, caves, observation tower and so on.  Today I walked around the Enoshima area with my friend. At first, we took the train named Enoden from Kamakura station. It took only about 20 mins. After...

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Hyatt Regency Hakone Resort and Spa is a simple yet elegant lodge-style resort hotel set amid acres of natural beauty in the Gora district of Hakone. Guests can enjoy the warm welcome of Hyatt Hotels and Resorts’ global standard of service as they relax among the lush greenery of the resort setting. Deluxe Twin & Tatami Room Japanese tradition is combined with the latest technology in a 67sqmroom featuring two twin beds and a...

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